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MY BRAKE LIGHT DO NOT TURN OFF EVEN WHEN THE CAR IS OFF, CHANGED OUT THE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH AND IT STILL DIDN'T HELP.

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Read your new switch open and closed..does it work properly. pull fuse out make sure that its wired to correct fuse system the lights should go out when fuse is pulled, if they do go out then further troubleshooting is required to find a short ..the light is getting a short after the brake switch, maybe look into your turn/hazard switch assembly.

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SOURCE: brake lights wont turn on.1994 gmc sierra.

This may sound too simple, but first verify that you are getting voltage to the light socket. Use meter on d.c. If you are getting voltage, and your bulb is good, it could be a bad ground. Don't overlook the brake light system goes through the directional signal in the steering column.

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have you recently installed a radio in the truck? Because if you did the ground wire wrong it will make them not work.

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Had the sam thing happen on my 95 GMC.There was a part under the dash to the reear of the parking brake were all the relays were pluged in that looked like the old buzzer box.Not sure the name of it or if yours will have the same retanguler box.Has something to do with the brake lights.The guys at my local napa new what part it was but never caught the name of it,was just happy to have brake lights again.

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Look closely at trailer wiring, I highly suspect where it connects to your truck is the issue. Not the plug, but the trucks wiring from lights to trailer plug. I'll bet ground is loose or off.

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generally a plastic stopper on the other side of brake light switch, they crumble, check that other wise disconnect brake pedal switch cause it might be jammed. brake pedal switch is under the dash where the top of the brake pedal bottoms out.

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